In this session we will roll up our sleeves and put the Migrate and Migrate Drupal-to-Drupal modules to work on moving data from a Drupal 6 site to a Panopoly-based Drupal 7 site. We'll begin with a brief introduction to the Migrate modules and then we will belly flop into real-life solutions implemented recently by the intrepid Drupal team in UC Berkeley's central IT department.
In a brief 45 minutes we will address migrations of:
Entities/Nodes Users Roles Vocabularies Files ...and unmangling of internal links in node bodies Migrate is an API that we use by extending its classes. As such, it provides a great opportunity for procedural PHP hackers (like the presenter) to cultivate Object Oriented mojo useful for future Drupal 8 development.